If you’re thinking of visiting or touring Victoria, you should consider adding some Indigenous Australian cultural experience to your itinerary. The Koori nations who are the traditional landowners of what is today known as Victoria and New South Wales have long, rich and cultures which are quite distinct from the more widely known cultural traditions of peoples in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. In this blog, we look at 4 ways you can experience Indigenous culture during your visit to Victoria. Continue reading
Not sure what to do this autumn? Melbourne has incredible festivals and stunning scenery perfect for this time of year. In this blog we are sharing the best things to do this autumn.
Travelling for work might sound fun – until it’s all work, no play. It’s a huge shame to come to a new city as culturally rich as Melbourne and not have fun in your leisure time. That’s why today, we have put together a list of ways to transform your upcoming Melbourne business trip. Continue reading
Booked a facial for your next visit to the Peninsula Hot Springs?
Taking a little time to prepare is not only about being courteous to your esthetician, it’s also about making sure you are getting the best possible treatment for your skin. In this blog we are sharing tips to make sure you are getting the most out of your luxurious facial treatment.
Whilst an increased workload shouldn’t have to mean more stress for us, being busy often means our need for inner peace and wellbeing is pushed to the side a little. That’s why it’s so important to seek out ways to practice self-care, especially as the holidays draw nearer. In this week’s article, we’ll be exploring one way to practice self-care in particular: being near water.
There’s definitely a good case for the benefits of independent travel, but there are so many other forms of travel that are often overlooked. Sometimes, organised tours are just what you need! Sure, there are poorly run tours out there, but there are some definite gems too. So kick back and relax; in this week’s article, we’ll be arguing in favour of company run tours.
In our busy day-to-day lives, our health and wellbeing often takes a backseat. But it’s important to remember that the effects of neglecting our physical wellbeing can spill over into other parts of our lives and cause problems. Along with diet, exercise, sleep and mental health practices, massage can be an incredibly powerful tool in connecting the physical with our spiritual selves. In this week’s article, we’re going to be diving deep into the world of massage to explore its health benefits.
Many people know the rugged sandstone mountain ranges in the northwest of Victoria as The Grampians, but to the local Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali people, this is a sacred place known as Gariwerd. The descendants of these traditional peoples remain in the area to this day, carrying on the culture and stories of the land. In this week’s article, we’ll be exploring the significance of Gariwerd to the history and culture of the Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali people.
Since it was established back in 1855, the AAMI Victoria Derby Day has maintained a reputation as one of the most prestigious events on the Spring Racing Calendar. Known as one of the more sophisticated events on the Spring Racing Calendar, Derby Day combines the elegance of traditional racing with modern attractions such as live entertainment and Fashions on the Field. In this week’s blog, we share everything you need to know about the day, the food, fashion and entertainment highlights, as well as our raceday tips.
As a cool climate grape growing region, the Yarra Valley offers a vast array of delicious wines to please even the pickiest of wine connoisseurs. The region is celebrated for it’s Chardonnay and Pinot Noir varieties which represent 60% of the region’s wine production. In this week’s blog, we’ve created a list of the top wine varieties the region has to offer.